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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students learn plumbing and gas fitting at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date: 1906-11-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu pages of the a la carte and table d'hote options for Thanksgiving dinner at the Schlitz Hotel, with a boy wearing only a chef's hat an...

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Description: Letterhead of the Northwestern Oil Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, jobbers in various types of oils, with an engraving of a barrel of oil with a spigot ov...

Date: 1904-05-30 

Description: Chromolithograph of Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle. The title reads, "Memorial Day in Wisconsin Schools."

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"Salve" Menu

Date: 1895-06-08 before

Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

Date: 1934-04-10 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Brew-Date label for a bottle of Blatz beer. The label features two cartoon gnomes hol...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Main hall with description of location. Hall was 225 feet long, 100 feet wide and 65 feet high. Also gives basement size under main hall (36,000 square f...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Willow Works, a manufacturer of children's carriages, willow ware, and toys, with a three-quarter view of the company building,...

Date: 1892 

Description: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.

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Description: Memohead of the Plankinton Packing Company, a pork and beef packer and provision dealer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes an elevated view of the company b...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...

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Description: Letterhead of Braumeister, an "independent Milwaukee brewery," with a man in a cap, vest, and tie holding both a bottle and a full glass of beer; a banner...

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Description: One-page menu from Kalt's Lunch Room at 230 Grand Avenue, with a handwritten menu mimeographed onto paper printed with the restaurant's name in distinctive...

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Description: Letterhead of Seifert and Lawton, power press lithographers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On the left is a woman dressed in robes reclining on a chaise longue,...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Five O'clock Club Beer, A. Gettelman Brewing Company." The label features the silhou...

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"Hazelwood"

Date: 1894 

Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman. As remodeled in 1870; copy of photograph taken in 1894. House is in right middle ground, with a yard and trees. A...

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Description: Label for Lakefront Extra Special Bitter OCIA certified organic ale. The label shows a cow leaping over a farm field with a barn and silo in the background...

Date: 1843 

Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...

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Description: Letterhead of Stanley & Camp, Jewelers, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Features a winged Father Time holding a large pocket watch in an extended hand, while a yo...

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